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  • Amusing Netcat Gentoo USE Flag

    Posted on June 19th, 2006 Brian No comments

    Somebody obviously has a sense of humor. This USE flag surprises me and makes me chuckle every time I see it.


    % sudo emerge -Dva netcat
    Password:

    Calculating dependencies ...done!
    [binary N ] net-libs/libnet-1.1.2.1-r1 -doc
    [binary N ] net-libs/libpcap-0.9.4 +ipv6
    [binary N ] dev-libs/libmix-2.05 -no-net2
    [binary N ] net-analyzer/netcat-110-r8 -GAPING_SECURITY_HOLE +crypt +ipv6 -static

    Gee…I wonder if that’s one I should avoid setting…

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